Throughout the 1960s, Mercedes-Benz manufactured some of the most exclusive and luxurious machines to grace European roads, building a reputation for supreme quality that persists to this day. A standout among these exemplary models were the saloons, coupés and convertibles of the W111 series—hand-built masterpieces of engineering that exude quality from every screw, veneer, and hide.
- One of only 2,430 W111 coupés produced for 1970 with the desirable 3.5-litre V-8 engine
- Equipped with rare, four-speed, manual transmission
- Believed to have been owned by his excellency André Gadaud, French ambassador to Spain and Switzerland
- Nicely equipped with Behr air conditioner, Becker Grand Prix radio, rear speaker, and a sunroof